The CSIR's 70 year-plus track record is one of many technological innovations and successful interventions. All of these breakthroughs and highlights first started as a project or part of a project in one of our laboratories or research groups. Read more about ongoing or recently completed CSIR projects.
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Land cover change essentially represents the human footprint on earth that is visible from space and satellites have been observing this transformation for past forty years, during which time the h
The CSIR is assisting national and local government, cities and other stakeholders with urban planning strategies by making use of spatial and urban growth modelling and simulation software.
A numerical model has proven successful in predicting rock mass response when mining the shaft pillars in mines.
Namibia has experienced extensive bush encroachment which has negative economic impacts on livestock production and water availability.
CSIR researchers have been continuously monitoring and studying the effect of wastewater discharge on the marine environment in Durban.
Cybersecurity experts at the CSIR have developed a prototype software package for personal computers and servers that rapidly and accurately detects network port scan activity.
Cyber security experts at the CSIR supported a municipality that had experienced an information network security breach.